Spotlight Series webinars are a peer-learning component of Managing by Network.
Managing by Network: Spotlight Series
Broaden your awareness of opportunities for partnership and community collaboration.
The Academy's Spotlight Series features federal programs and initiatives that highlight innovative ideas and partnerships. Webinars are led by Guest Speakers from the Academy.
Who Should Attend? Spotlight Series webinars are open to all employees and partner representatives of Federal Agencies.
Tuition: There is no cost for Spotlight Series webinars.
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2019 Spotlight Series
Registration opens Friday 9/20
Transforming Conflict and Fostering Collaborative Action
Results Oriented Grazing for Ecological Resilience (ROGER)
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
1:00-2:30 PM EDT
12:00-1:30 PM CDT
11:00 AM-12:30 PM MDT
10:00-11:30 AM PDT
ROGER (Results-Oriented Grazing for Ecological Resilience) is a unique collaborative effort in Nevada’s sagebrush steppe. This rancher-led group is working with federal, state, local, and tribal stakeholders to define new approaches to public lands management that better achieve goals for livestock and landscapes.
- Learn how collaboration with ranchers improved productivity, landscape health, and ecological resilience in Nevada.
- Take away tools and techniques for managing multi-party issues in your field office.
Presenter: Laura Van Riper, BLM, National Riparian Resource Team social scientist and Collaboration/Conflict Resolution Specialist. For the past 20, Laura has worked west-wide, but has focused on Nevada for the past 4+ years. Among other projects, she serves as a ROGER facilitator/coordinator.
- Jon Griggs, Manager for Maggie Creek Ranch and Executive Board Member of NV Cattlemen’s Association. Jon serves as the lead for the ROGER Collaborative.
- Melanie Petersen, BLM Tuscarora Field Manager. Melanie has been with BLM for 18 years, all within Nevada. The Tuscarora Field Office is responsible for one of the National Outcome-Based Demos and one of the National Targeted Grazing for Fine Fuels Demos.
- John Tull, PhD, USFWS, Nevada Science Coordinator. John has worked on large landscape conservation as a conservation biologist in the Great Basin for over 20 years with a strong focus on collaborative conservation.
Who Should Attend? Employees and partner representatives of Federal Agencies with an interest in ranching, public-private collaboration, landscape land management, and conflict management.
Tuition: There is no cost to your work unit or organization. This is a peer learning component of the Academy's interagency Managing by Network course. Spotlight Series webinars are open to all agencies and organizations.
Registration: September 20 - October 15, 2019. Registered participants will receive the webinar link and a reminder email the week of October 13.
Contact: Jane Hanson, Registrar, Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy, email@example.com.
Spotlight Series Recordings
Improving Communities through a Collaborative Vision and Conservation Financing: The Baileys Trail System, Dawn McCarthy, USFS
Dawn McCarthy, PhD, US Forest Service Seth Brown, Quantified Ventures This webinar will share insights into a Pay for Success model program, which will determine how impact investing can be used to fund recreational infrastructure on public land. The Baileys Trail System in Wayne...
Change only happens at the speed of earned trust. How do diverse stakeholders move from finger pointing to collaboration? How can you share your agency’s expertise and also show respect for local knowledge? In the Upper Mississippi River Basin, farmers are taking the lead to improve water...
How do you unlock community talents to better address a community’s current and future needs? How can you support decision making for “wicked problems” that are mired in controversy, polarity, and argument? How do you connect your agency’s mission to community needs like rural jobs, youth...
How do you build partnerships on working landscapes? Do you have a project that might benefit from working with NRCS? How can you collaborate with landowners to meet your goals? The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is a federal agency that works hand-in-hand with the American...
Join us for a visually rich tour of the Mother Road, with Doran Sanchez, Partnership Outreach & Development Specialist, BLM California Desert District, Barstow Field Office. Hear how the Historic Route 66 Corridor Management Plan in California is helping to preserve and celebrate the nation’s...
Getting Seniors Outdoors invites you to think about multigenerational connections to public lands. How can you integrate seniors into your community planning, health initiatives, and organizational outreach efforts? What experiences appeal to seniors? What can we learn from both our Guest Speaker...